Penn State York will celebrate its second annual Homecoming Weekend on Friday and Saturday with events including a concert, helicopter landing and children's activities. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
Retro rock band Velveeta will perform for attendees age 21 or older. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance online at www.yk.psu.edu/homecoming.
Penn State York's men's soccer team will take on Penn State Schuylkill at 2 p.m. Saturday on the soccer field. At 3 p.m., the Penn State York baseball team and recent baseball alumni will take on the XGI/Veterans team on the city fields adjacent the campus.
Two reunions will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Alumni who graduated in engineering may tour the engineering center that opened in August 2011. Members of the Information Sciences and Technology Affiliated Society, which includes computer science and information sciences and technology graduates, will also gather. For a complete listing of activities, visit www.yk.psu.edu/homecoming or call 718-6781.
Saturday will also mark the ninth annual Penn State Day Fall Open House, offered from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on campus. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. Visitors can meet faculty, staff and students, and tour the campus during the free event.
For more information on the open house, call 771-4040 or visit www.yk.psu.edu/openhouse12 to register and see the schedule.